Egyptian envoy boycotts UN’s new monitor on anti-gay violence; “contrary to my convictions and the values I stand for”

 Amr Ramadan, Egyptian ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council: protecting gays from violence and discrimination is “contrary to my convictions and the values I stand for.” GENEVA, Aug. 17, 2016 – A 5-member UN human rights committee announced that a Thai law professor is its choice to …